I find it very difficult to not start boots.

#11Luster_SlyPosted 2/18/2013 7:41:32 PM
Yeah, I still take boots+pots at the start of like, 90% of games where I don't jungle or support. The only times I don't is when It's a heavy AD lane (cloth/pots) or I'm just plain hardcountered (flask/pots)
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#12EvilMewtwoPosted 2/18/2013 7:48:16 PM
Fenrir the Wolf posted...
I've been doing longsword+pots on most carries. I've been starting boots on Trist lately though. I want my IE as fast as possible.


you aren't building vamp scepter before finishing ie? o_o

i hope you are playing with a sustain support every game with a team that can prevent you from taking damage, ever
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#13EDumeyPosted 2/18/2013 7:49:42 PM
Some mids I go flask pots. Some tops I go elixir ward pots or cloth pots.

If I don't really think I need one of those options though for the extra sustain, then i always default to boots pots.
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#14gkh5Posted 2/18/2013 7:53:52 PM
I never do boots anymore with exception to certain bot lane matchups as ADC. Top it's pretty much always a combo of red elixir, ward, pots/flask. Mid is flask+pots or pots+wards or red elixir + pots + wards if I'm against a melee mid (free AA harass early levels can really add up).
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#15BerserkFGriffthPosted 2/18/2013 8:08:05 PM
I love starting Red pot + 4 pots + Ward or Red pot + 6 pots if I need sustain.

Red pot pretty much makes the other person unable to 1v1 you if they don't have one themselves.
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#16iPWNtheNoobs(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2013 7:39:00 PM
What so special about red pot? If person decides to play safe you are set back 250ish gold?
I feel pots are waste, you get no benefit from them, delay your other stuff too much.
I see why ward can and is useful.

Ah, how the game changes.
ADC, everyone goes longsword 2 pots except me nowadays.
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#17grand_commanderPosted 2/19/2013 7:46:32 PM
Man, I love having early boots be a lot weaker. There's more variety to starts now, and I don't feel quite so bad for putting my level two boots off.
#18Theivey3Posted 2/19/2013 7:55:26 PM
Flask/3 pots master race
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#19SkyzPosted 2/19/2013 8:11:58 PM
When people shake these weird habits of ALWAYS starting something and ALWAYS building something thats when you'll become a much better player.
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#20centurion911Posted 2/19/2013 8:22:18 PM(edited)
Elixer+4 pots (?)+Ward
Faerie Charm+6 Pots+Ward (My go-to on those that build tear)
Cloth+5
9pots+2wards
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